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Galleries & Museums Article Level 1, Original Chronicle Building. Corner Rutland and Drews Avenue Hours: Sat 9-3/ Sun 10-2 Or open by appointment 0277522472 AWA ART HUB ENAMEL-GLASS GALLERY & SCULPTURE COURTYARD Heina Petzold & Eva Busch 1 Gloucester Street Open Sundays 10am to 5pm and by appointment. Ph: 022 628 2103 Cook’s Gallery: Home of Wanganui Arts Society Mondays & Tuesdays 10am to Noon Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm. Trafalgar Place, off Ridgway St Phone 06 345 7757 www.wanganuiartsociety.co.nz Craig Winton Jewellery Open by appointment. Come and see my latest creations or commission a hand-made piece of jewellery. Also offering jewellery workshops. Ph 021 145 1440 www.craigwinton.com Creations Gallery 25A Drews Avenue, Whanganui Open Wed-Sun 10am-4pm Six different artists in a creative environment Phone: 06 348-4229 Edith Gallery Open weekdays if exhibition in situ. Edith Gallery, Whanganui UCOL, Taupo Quay entrance. Glenys Main [email protected] for further particulars Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery 17 Taupo Quay Sat 9.00 – 3.00 Tues – Fri and Sun 10.00 - 3.00 Closed Monday except public holidays www.fineartswhanganui.com Contact: 06 3482080 / 027 517 7340

Flying Dog Studio Gallery 21 Drews Ave, upstairs. Thurs - Sat 10am - 2pm (hours may vary). Or by appointment PH 027 2557228 www.emmacunningham.co.nz Ivan Vostinar Gallery and Studio 7 Rangiora St, Castlecliff Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm Other times by appointment Ph: 06 927 6828 / 021 256 9236 www.vostinar.com Leftbank Art Supplies 19 Taupō Quay Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm, Sat 10am to 1pm Ph 06 345 0949 [email protected] LOUISE HERDMAN MOSAIC 50 Guyton Street Open Wed - Fri 12-4pm, Sat 10-4pm And by appointment Mosaic workshops available Now selling mosaic tiles and bases. 027 375 4715 / www.mosaicpictures.co.nz MacARTney Gallery 57 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui Weds - Sat 11 am -2pm PH 0276844215 www.facebook.com/marionmacArt MAGPIE 37 Motoa Quay (beside the i-site) 0276867694 [email protected] www.rachaelgarland.com

Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com

Two Sisters Make 55 Ridgway Street Saturdays 10 - 2pm ph 0276533857 twosistersmake.com

Renata’s Art & Framing 17 Taupō Quay. Mon 12.00pm – 4.00pm, Tue – Fri 10am – 5.00pm, Sat 9.30am – 1pm Ph: 06 348 4463 www.artandframing.co.nz

Whanganui Arts – At The Centre 19 Taupō Quay, Whanganui. Phone Lidy for bookings: 027 215 1404 EFTPOS and credit card facilities www.whanganuiarts.com Wanganui Arts Society Trafalgar Place, Wanganui Opening: Monday & Tuesday 10am - Noon; Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui Sarjeant on the Quay 38 Taupo Quay Mon - Sun, 10.30am - 4.30pm Also upstairs in the i-site, Wanganui Visitor’s Centre, 31 Taupo Quay Weekdays 8.30am - 5pm, Sat/Sun 9am-3pm www.sarjeant.org.nz

Whanganui Regional Museum 62 Ridgway Street Mon-Sat 10am – 4.30pm NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz WHMilbank Gallery 1b Bell Street Open Tues – Sun 11 am–5pm. A call first would ensure we are open, or to make an alternative time to view. Ph: 027 628 6877 [email protected]

Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupō Quay Tues – Thurs 9am-1pm Friday 12-4pm Sat 9am-1pm Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz TREE object/space/desire 37 Taupo Quay, Whanganui Open: Thu/Fri/Sat 10am to 2pm 06 348 7650 – Emma & David 027 4 359 569 – Angela sms www.Tree.objectspacedesire@ gmail.com

MiNZ Shop/Gallery We are open 7 days: Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm Sat-Sun, 10am - 2pm 139 Victoria Avenue Contacts: green.gables206@xtra. co.nz [email protected]

Art workshops

Cover image courtesy: Vincent Collins. For sale by photographer, fundraising for Shakespeare Globe Youth trip [email protected]


Memorial Hall,Memorial Whanganui War Whanganui Memorial Centre Hall, War Memorial Centre

‘ Wot

to Wear & Not to Wear’

‘Wot to Wear & Not to Wear’

A funny, raw look at the lighter side of fashion and personal development. Presented by Suzie Johnson, ‘Wot to Wear’ is a politically incorrect comedy/motivational performance aimed at lifting the self esteem of NZ women of ALL ages.

A funny, raw look at the lighter side of fashion and personal development. Presented by Suzie Johnson, ‘Wot to Wear’ is a politically incorrect comedy/motivational performance aimed at lifting TICKETS - $30 INCLUDES REFRESHMENTS theTickets selfavailable esteem of NZ women of ALL ages. at:

Quartz, Museum Of Studio Ceramics - Rick Rudd Foundation 8 Bates Street, Whanganui Tues-Sun 10.30am-4pm By appointment 06 348 5555 Free Admission www.quartzmuseum.org.nz

Posh Comfort TICKETS - $30 INCLUDES REFRESHMENTS Age Concern Wanganui.

Victoria’s Treasures Elizabeth Palmer Beauty Salon

Tickets available at: Victoria’s Treasures Posh Comfort Elizabeth Palmer Beauty Salon Age Concern Wanganui.

Artist: David Traub

March Cruising Cruise the Whanganui on New Zealand’s only historic paddle steamer! Wednesday to Monday 11.00 / Friday 5.30, 1 hour inc entertainment Private charter available outside these times

BARBARA BULLOCK Flame work Bead making lessons Private & Group Phone: 06 3445486 Email: [email protected] www.beadswithflare.co.nz 3 DAY MOSAIC WORKSHOP $150 29th to 31st March 10am to 4pm Learn skills to make great mosaics!! Book Now Louise Herdman Mosaics 50 Guyton St Whanganui 0273754715

OPPORTUNITIES SEEKING ELTHAM & EXELTHAM ARTISTS! The Village Gallery, Eltham is holding the Eltham Community Art Exhibition 10 April - 5 May 2017 Contact: Maree Liddington 06 7645221. LYSAGHT WATT TRUST ART AWARD 2017 Theme – YinYang Entries close 15 April 2017 Email: [email protected] Further information available on www.lysaghtwattgallery.co.nz

www.awaeventguide.co.nz Advertising and listings: Deadline circa 20th of the month for publication on the 1st of the month. $10 per event listing and adverting rates start at $60 plus gst for a quarter page. WE PRINT, TWEET AND FACEBOOK YOUR EVENTS Contact for all info: Karen Craig, [email protected] 021 1323 939 Thanks to: Designer Jemma Bates Printer H&A Design & Print & distributor Vincent Collins Thanks to Whanganui District Council for its support for the Awa Events Guide.

CES MARCH: 1 Mar: Learn how to make a pattern and recreate your favourite clothes with Jenny Meade 1 Mar: Effective Communication with Kate Smith 4 Mar: Moroccan Cooking with Ahmed Zerzouri (assisted by Gina Guigou) 4&5 Mar: Design your own silver jewellery with Craig Winton 6 Mar: Introduction to Microsoft Word with Denise Simonson 7 Mar: Photoshop 1 with Leigh Mitchell-Anyon For further details phone 345 4717, or check out www. communityeducation.nz

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Heritage River Cruises and Personalised Charters

Heritage River Cruise operates Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Sam Mordey

Director Bring a picnic or enjoy a meal at Cafe’ Kiwi lunch Vintage Tourism 4Forty4 at Upokongaro. 0800 WAIRUA

Bookings on 0800 WAIRUA or visit the Whanganui i-Site [email protected] www.whanganuiriverboat.co.nz

“Shout Out” from Whanganui District Council Arts Facilitation Team This is a shout out to let you know that Debbie Kapohe is currently in town and is still employed in the role of the Whanganui District Council’s Arts Facilitator. She is working, around five hours a week, to keep the basics ticking along while the policy team looks at the Arts Policy Review. Please contact her if you need anything arts related from Council on 027 289 6479 or email: debbie. [email protected] The next round of Creative Communities Funding closes noon Friday 21 April 2017 for events that take place after 21 May 2017. Also it’s not too late to return your “Stocktake of the Arts in Whanganui – Questionnaire”. Email Cath if you have mislaid your copy. Contact Cath Watson on [email protected]



























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For details on opening hours and locations, please see our Gallery listings. MY FAVOURITE THINGS Wed 1 Mar – Sun 30 Apr Yellow House Café, crnr of Pitt & Dublin Streets Pauline Neilson’s personal choice of some of her favourite images by 2015 NZ photographer of the year Tracey Scott, featuring images previously un-shown. 20 YEARS OF SUN Sat 11 Mar, 5.30pm Opening To Sun 2 Apr New Paintings and Installation by Glen Hutchins ‘All poetic language is the language of exploration’ -Ezra Pound. Space Studio & Gallery OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION Sat 18 Mar Cooks Gallery, Trafalgar Place SARJEANT GALLERY TE WHARE O REHUA WHANGANUI 2017 Belton, Smith & Associates Ltd Whanganui Arts Review Sat 4 March to 14 May A showcase of the dynamic and diverse array of art being produced in the Whanganui region FUNCTION & FANCY: To 16 April 31 and 38 Taupo Quay Decorative arts from the Sarjeant Gallery collection and beyond Items from two local historic homesteads alongside the Gallery’s collection of decorative arts including ceramics, silverware, glassware and furniture. IT SHOWS REALLY, A RATHER BEAUTIFUL SPIRIT To 7 May Recent artist-in-residence at Tylee Cottage, sound artist and composer, Susan Frykberg responds to the life and works of artist Edith Collier. The exhibition features artworks by Collier in the context of an immersive sound and film scape created by Frykberg in collaboration with video artist, Brit Bunkley OPEN STUDIOS AT ‘FINE ARTS WHANGANUI’ Sat 25 & Sun 26 March; Sat 1 & Sun 2 April 10am to 4pm daily ‘Fine Arts Whanganui’ 17 Taupo Quay Eleven artists in one gallery, a large display of new work alongside working artists. A weekend not to miss. https://www.facebook.com/ fineartswhanganui/?fref=ts WHMilbank Gallery: IMPROBABLE LANDSCAPES REVISITED To Sun 19 Mar Front Gallery Simon Ogden HAMISH HORSELY Wed 22 Mar, 5pm opening To Wed 12 Apr Recent paintings and sculpture

Continuing Exhibitions 6 WORD MEMOIR- AN ARTISTS RESPONSE To Fri 3 Mar Space Studio & Gallery Join us as we celebrate the beginning of La Fiesta’s eighth festival with this very special exhibition featuring 15 local artists.

IMPROBABLE LANDSCAPES REVISITED To Wed 8 Mar WHMilbank Gallery, Front Gallery Simon Ogden SUMMER EXHIBITION To Fri 10 March Cooks Gallery ECLECTIC EXPRESSIONS To Sat 18 Mar Whanganui Arts @ The Centre Watercolour paintings by Celia Guy THE NITA GINI COLLECTION To Fri 31 March Rayner Brothers Gallery Thanks to the generosity of Lauren Joan Lysaght, here’s a rare opportunity to see the nationally acclaimed art collection of Nita Gini. www.raynerbrothers.com

MOTOR VESSEL WAIRUA  Tue-Fri depart 11am and 1.30pm Heritage River Cruises and Personalised Charters Return Prices: Adults $38; Children $12; Under-5 free. One-way travel must be booked before 10am on the day of travel. Bookings: 0800 Wairua or Whanganui i-Site. PADDLE STEAMER  WAIMARIE Wednesday to Monday, 11.00am Friday 5.30-6.30pm with entertainment 1 Taupo Quay Cruise the Whanganui on New Zealand’s only historic paddle steamer Private charters available Licensed café on board. For bookings: 1a Taupo Quay / 06 347 1863 www.waimarie.co.nz WHANGANUI CREATIVE ! SPACE Wednesdays 9.15am to 12.15pm Whanganui Arts @ The Centre, Back Gallery Wed 11 Jan re-start Free art space with support of art tutor & volunteers. Contact: 022 423 7618 or [email protected] WANGANUI GREYHOUND  RACING Wednesdays from noon Friday nights from 4.30pm Hatrick Raceway Free entry, bar, TAB and restaurant on site. www.wanganuigreyhounds.co.nz CEROC DANCING  6.30pm Beginners Class; 7.45pm BeginnerPlus 82-93 Peat Street (Cnr Peat St and Pitt St Come learn to dance CEROC the easy fun way. Doors open 6.00pm. $10/$8/ ConcessionsContact: Liz Frith: 02102054038/3457401/lizfrith01@gmail. com

 WARD OBSERVATORY Fridays 7.30pm or Sunset (whichever is first!) Cooks Gardens, access from St Hill Street. Entry is by donation (suggested charge of $2) Phone: 027 245 8066 with queries or alternative viewing times WHANGANUI RIVER MARKET Saturdays 9am-1pm Whanganui’s Market By The River CASTLECLIFF BEACH MARKET Sundays, 12pm - 4pm

WANGANUI CITY GUIDED  WALKING TOURS Depart from i-Site Contact: 349 3258 Cost $5 per person

March 2017 LA FIESTA!  To Fri 10 Mar La Fiesta is NZ’s coolest festival celebrating women and community and it’s jampacked with events. Check out the programme details: https:// www.facebook.com/LaFiestaNZ/ WHANGANUI MUSICIANS  CLUB Fri 3 March, 7pm Doors Open Looking for Alaska and the Redeviders, plus the usual hot misfits. $10/$5 Mem.

 WHANGANUI CAGE BIRD CLUB ANNUAL BIRD SALE Sat 4 Mar, 8am Riverside Church Hall, Mathieson St (off Somme Pde) Birds of all types, colours and sizes $3 adults, children free whether buying, selling or just looking. Refreshments available WANGANUI STREET DRAGS % SPORT Sun 5 Mar, 10am-3pm Taupo Quay Wanganui Road Rodders 31st Street Drags A fun day out for those who like fast cars, loud noise and smoke…. Adults $15 Child $5 Family $35 Under 5 free. No dogs, No glass, No EFTPOS WHANGANUI JAZZ CLUB Sun 5 Mar: Andrew London Trio First Sunday of every month Doors open: 5:30pm (Bar/ Restaurant) Music: 6:30pm-8:30pm Sun 2 Apr: Dan Papirany & Vibeka Voller $10 mem/$20 non

WANGANUI AMATEUR  DANCESPORT CLUB DANCE Sun 5 Mar, 7.15pm First Sunday of every month St Andrews Hall, Bell Street $3.00/$5.00/Supper provided Contact: Mollie 347 2705 or Graeme 027 434 1823

WANGANUI MUSIC SOCIETY AGM Sun 12 Mar, 2.00pm St Paul’s Hall, Whanganui Annual General Meeting plus a short Vocal & Instrumental recital in St Paul’s Hall, Cooks St. All welcome, gold coin donation appreciated. Join us for afternoon tea afterwards.

Relay for Life  COMMUNITY Sat 11 & Sun 12 Mch Facebook: Wanganui Cancer Society

 www.facebook.com/awaeventguide  #awawhanganuievents SUNDAY GRAND JAM MUSIC Sun 26 Mar, 6.30pm The Grand Irish Pub, St Hill Street Free. Relaxed sing-around session for acoustic musicians, singers and listeners. All abilities & styles of music. Last Sunday of every month. www.facebook.com SundayGrandJam

 % WHANGANUI LITERARY TRAINERS RACEDAY SOCIETY Thur 30 Mar, 1pm Fri 17 Mar, 5.30pm www.wjc.co.nz The Annex, Royal Wanganui Opera House BEAUTY AND THE BEAST N Dave Ratcliffe - hunting, shooting, Thur 30 Mar, 7pm for 7.30pm fishing legend and author, tells hilarious Fundraiser for Wanganui Toy Library. and hair-raising stories. Discounted, Ticket $20 inc drink and nibbles and a cash only book sales.Gold coin donation children’s pack. Please note: not suitable for younger children  COMMUNITY BALL & CHARITY AUCTION WHAT IS A NATIVE BIRD? [ Fri 17 Mar, 6.30pm Thu 30 Mar, 7pm Whanganui War Memorial Centre Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Dinner & drinks included; Formal Museum Dress. Ticks: $100 www.community WRM Curator of Natural History ball.co.nz See Ad for more info Dr Mike Dickison takes a closer look at how we treat native THE REPLICANTS  and introduced birds, and the Sat 18 Mar, 10pm implications this has for how we Shotz Bar, 75 Guyton St manage our biodiversity. Supper R18. Pop, rock, funk, heavy metal classic provided, koha appreciated. Old and new songs. Cover charge: $5 wrm.org.nz/calendar 20 YEARS OF SUN- FLOOR [ TALK Mon 20 Mar, 10am-11am Space Studio & Gallery, 64 Taupo Quay Join us to learn more about 20 Years of Sun as Glen Hutchins discusses his work in conversation with curator Sarah Williams. To be followed by a tour of studios, time allowing. NOT QUITE LIFE DRAWING ! Tue 21 March, 5.30pm-7.30pm Museum on Ridgway, 62 Ridgway St Visit the Museum on Ridgway after-hours to explore and draw objects from the Museum collection currently on display. Items from the touchable tactile collection will also be available. Some materials supplied. Please [email protected] to book. Supper provided, koha appreciated. wrm.org.nz/ calendar

 ‘WOT TO WEAR & NOT TO  SOCIAL ENTERPRISE WEAR’ FUNDRAISER – AGE WORKSHOP CONCERN WANGANUI Wed 8 March, 1.00-3.30pm Thurs 23 Mar, 6.30pm Nga Tai o Te Awa, 142 Guyton St Memorial Hall, Whanganui War Åkina Foundation will deliver an Memorial Centre intro to social enterprise. Meet TICKETS - $30 AND INCLUDE like-minded people, get inspired REFRESHMENTS. See our ad for and find out how to start. $20/$10 more info and ticket outlets Bookings essential. Nicola Patrick 027 871 6459 ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS ! Fri 24 Mar LAUNCH ART FIX [ Sat 25 & Sun 26 March Thur 9 Mar, 2.00pm An amazing array of studios and Upstairs at the i-site, 31 Taupo Quay galleries are open to the public. Tom Turner will share ideas to assist Openstudios.co.nz See ad for more info with the task of getting beneath the surface of artworks & examining METAMORPHOSIS:  them on your own terms. Bring a SOMETHING OLD, pen and pad. Followed by a cup of SOMETHING NEW tea at Mud Ducks. Sat 25 Mar, 4.30 – 5.15pm Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay “WHOSE LINE IS IT?” N Jazz standards for the modern age. Fri 10 Mar, 7pm Musicians include Rick Baum, John Wanganui Repertory Theatre Scudder, Aydie Holland, John Steedman A hilarious evening of improv and Clyde Dixon. Tickets $12, Gallery featuring some of the best from Friends $10; purchase from venue or by Whanganui drama teachers phoning 349 0506. Fundraiser for Tickets: vincent.collins.ysc@gmail. Sarjeant redevelopment. com or at the door. WHANGANUI MUSICIANS  CLUB Fri 10 Mar, 7:30pm Doors Open Celebrating the culmination of the La Fiesta programme with ‘Chocolate Box’ and featuring other women performers. Pre-book Tickets @ RWOH $12 or $15 on the door


CONCERT, CONVERSATION & COCKTAILS Sat 25 Mar, 5pm-6.30pm Pioneer Room, War Memorial Centre An evening with the NZ String Quartet. Short concert, Q&A informal discussion and meet the quartet over cocktails. Tickets at the door or from RWOH. Adults $30.00, Subscribers $20.00, students $5.00 Facebook: Chamber Music Wanganui

A BLOOMING GREAT  NIGHT! Fri 31 Mar, 6.30pm Hatrick Raceway, 218 Guyton St Fundraiser for the Wanganui Cancer Society Continuous batons up raffle/ auctions/team challenge/supper, fantastic prizes/cash bar, $1000 of cash prizes NO DOOR SALES. Tickets from Hatrick Raceway or Cancer Society More info? Erin @ Hatrick 345 6794 PICCHAT 19/19 [ Fri 31 Mar, 7.10 for 7.30pm Whanganui Musicians Club, 65 Drews Avenue 10 guests speaking to 19 images for 19 seconds each on subjects that they are passionate about. Admission $15 or $12 for Gallery Members & Stars. Ticket price includes a complementary drink. Ticket numbers will be limited & may be purchased at Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay, or by phoning 349 0506 ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS Sat 1 & Sun 2 April An amazing array of studios and galleries, open to the public Openstudios.co.nz See ad for more info


Out of town

MANAWATU SUMMER N SHAKESPEARE Thu 2 – Sat 11 Mar, 7:30pm Palmerston North Esplanade The Winter’s Tale - A fantastical tale both tragic and comic; of consuming jealousy, loss, miraculous reunion and forgiveness and featuring the world’s most famous stage direction, “Exit pursued by a bear”. Directed and choreographed by Sara Brodie.Entry by Koha! https://www.facebook.com/ thewinterstalemanawatu2017/

N WHANGANUI FILM SOCIETY 2017 Mondays 7pm, March - November Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum The Whanganui Film Society returns with a full season of films from around the globe to enlighten, inspire and entertain - from classic cinema to recent festival favourites. Full programme online now and brochures out soon! whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz OPENING NIGHT: WILD TALES (Relatos salvajes)

Mon 6 Mar Argentina | 2014 | 122mins | R16 violence, offensive language & sex scenes | subtitles A surprise sensation from Argentina, WILD TALES is a compendium of six lavishly produced shorts united by a theme of vengeance. “Wickedly delightful…” – Jay Weissberg A NEW LEAF

Mon 13 Mar USA | 1971 | 102mins | PG Comedian Elaine May’s directing debut is a delightfully unorthodox Hollywood comedy starring Walter Matthau as a cash-strapped playboy with murder on his mind. “A modern screwball on par with the classics.” – Little White Lies

ABOUT ELLY (Darbareye GOING FOR (MOSTLY)  Elly) BAROQUE Sat 1 Apr, 4.30 – 5.15pm Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay The Richdale Quartet and friends perform a selection of Mon 20 Mar 17th century compositions on Iran | 2009 | 119mins | PG violence strings, harpsichord and flute & coarse language | Subtitles Tickets $12, Gallery Friends $10; This gripping mystery from purchase from venue or Ph: 349 award-winning filmmaker Asghar 0506. Fundraiser for Sarjeant Farhadi is set among a group of old redevelopment. friends on a holiday retreat, when one goes missing. “Outstanding...” A LITERARY MASTERCLASS: – The Observer WORKS IN PROGRESS Sat 1 Apr, 5pm – 6.30pm THEEB Alexander Library, Queen’s Park Hear what makes a group of Whanganui writers tick. Facilitator, Joan Rosier-Jones. Koha RIVERCITY PARK UP  Sun 9 Apr, from 10am City College, St Hill Street Protecta Insurance RiverCity Park Up Open air vehicle display, automotive swap meet & trade stalls. Gate entry: gold coin donation supporting Victim Support, Cancer Society, SPCA

Mon 27 Mar Jordan | 2015 | 100min | M violence | subtitles Set in 1916, this suspenseful Oscar-nominated film sees a Bedouin boy obliged to guide a British officer through the Wadi Rum desert. “A classic adventure film.” - Variety

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